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Privacy Policy

Consent: By using SHIELD Web site, you consent to the collection and use of the information as stated within SHIELD privacy policy. If you do not consent, please do not use this site. Your continued use of the SHIELD Mentor Program site following the posting of changes to this privacy statement constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

Sharing of Information: As you use the SHIELD Mentor Program Web site, you may be asked for such personal information as your name, postal and/or e-mail address, telephone number, professional affiliation.We may store and disclose personal information as allowed or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to: (a) protect the rights, safety or property of users of SHIELD Web site, the public, or SHIELD Web site suppliers; and (b) conform to legal or regulatory requirements.

A Note to Children and Parents: The SHIELD Mentor Program Web site is intended to be used by adults and youth under parental permission. Protecting the young people we work with is SHIELD top priority.

Children - Be sure to ask your parents for permission before sending any information about yourself over the Internet to us, or to anyone else.

Parents - We recommend that parents take an active role in their children's use of the Internet. We encourage you to talk to your children about safe and responsible use of their personal information while using the Internet.

Correcting and Updating Personal Information: If your personally identifiable information changes, or you wish to discontinue your subscription, you may correct, update or remove the personal data on record by the following means:

E-mail Newsletter Subscriptions: Any changes or requests for cancellation may be made by sending an email to online@shieldyouth.org.

Notification of Changes: If the SHIELD Mentor Program Web site changes its privacy practices, those changes will be posted on this page so that you are kept informed of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Please check this page for changes from time to time to make sure you are aware of SHIELD latest privacy practices. When we make changes, we will revise the "last updated" date at the bottom. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy currently in effect. Any major policy changes will also be detailed in an e-mail notification to those users who have submitted e-mail addresses.  

Visitors from outside the United States: For those of you visiting us from outside the United States of America, please note that the information you enter may be transferred outside of your country. By using the Web site and providing us with your personal data, you consent to this transfer of your personal data and to the information usage described above. If you choose to access the Web site from outside the United States of America, you take responsibility for compliance with applicable privacy laws of your country.

Feedback: If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this privacy policy, we encourage you to let us know by sending an email to online@shieldyouth.org.

Technical Limits: Although we employ industry standard practices to protect your privacy, the technological limitations of Internet data transmission make it impossible to guarantee that personal data will never be disclosed in ways not described in this Privacy Statement. For example, hackers may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or abuse or misuse information collected from the Web site. We do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information is completely inviolable.